The Revolution Part 2

The Revolution Part 2 - The Revolution Part 2: Results of...

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The Revolution Part 2: - Results of the Revolutionary War o Independence o Was the a “revolution” or just a war for independence? Was there… Political revolution? End of monarchy Social revolution? - Theories a nd influences o Locke o Paine Governm ent = a nec essary evil o Montesquieu Separation of powers Small republics/beware of power too far re moved from the - State governm e nts: the blueprints o Features A written constitution
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Limited and separated powers Representation =  actual, not virtual Executive powers greatly limited - Articles of confederation o Our first constitution o Jealously guarded the rights of the states o Created a weak central government Unicameral congress Each state =  1 vote No independent executive of judiciary, president chosen by congress annually o What was meant by ‘the united states of America?” A loose confederation of independent republics
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2008 for the course HIST 2113 taught by Professor Johnson during the Spring '08 term at LeTourneau.

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